Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops

Every summer the EEFC presents two week-long summer camps, which we’ve revved up again after the long pandemic drought. The 2023 camps are over, but you can read all about them as you plan for next year! Mark your calendars for 2024.

June 15-22, 2024
More info…

August 10-17, 2024
More info…

join-the-circle |

Join the circle.
Make a contribution.

Since the beginning the East European Folklife Center has depended on you—our big-hearted community!


Stay in Touch

There’s more than one way to stay connected to the EEFC throughout the year. Subscribe to our email Newsletter for monthly updates. Join the Discussion List (an active email group with searchable archives since 1993). Send us a message.


Get the FAQs

Find out almost everything you always wanted to know about the EEFC’s in-person Balkan camps.


Kids at Camp!

Our in-person workshops are a great experience for families. Get the scoop to ensure everyone has a blast!


We award full scholarships to our in-person workshops.
Find out more


The EEFC is proud to partner with sister organizations, including the Bulgarian Folk Music & Dance Seminar.

Vancouver, British Columbia

Ederlezi Balkan Brass Festival

May 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm – May 14, 2016 at 11:45 pm

Now in its seventh year, this festival will feature the Canadian premiere of San Fransisco's Fanfare Zambaleta! Seattle's The m9 return, as well as host band Orkestar Slivovica. Once again Romani trumpet master Demiran Cerimovic will visit us from Vranje, Serbia and share his amazing trumpet skills and beautiful voice. There will also be opening bands Zlatna Mountain and Grupa Dunbarov, Serbian FOlk Dance troupes "Vuk Karadzic Vetrans" and "Gradina", and some other surprise dance acts and musical guests! For information and tickets please visit or

Grandview Legion upper hall
2205 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4B6